The Admission and Financial Aid Offices work together to alert students to the federal and state grants, part-time employment and low-interest loan programs available. Each year Chapman invests more than $157 million in scholarships and grants for academically promising and needy students. In addition, the Business Office works closely with students and parents to assure that billing is accurate and timely.
All costs listed in this section are subject to change without notice. The Office of Financial Aid is unable to guarantee that 100 percent of a student’s financial need will be met.
Chapman eBill is Chapman University’s official method for sending student account statements. Chapman ePay is the official online payment site and can be accessed through the Chapman website. For information on making a payment please visit the Student Business Services Making a Payment webpage. Students may also register parents, guardians or any other person to have access to their billing account, by setting them up as Panther Partner Authorized Users.
Tuition at Chapman is $62,400 per year. Room and board are approximately $17,378 per year. Books, supplies and student fees average $1,600 per year.
|Per year (12-18 credits per term)
|Per credit for overload (over 18 credits) in one term
|Per credit for part-time (11 credits per term or less)
|Summer school (per credit)
Room and Board
First year students have a two-year housing requirement. Students residing in residence halls are required to have a board meal plan, which is included in the total cost below.
The two-year requirement applies to students who enter Chapman University within one year of their high school graduation.
Housing rates listed are per semester.
|$8,689 per term
Glass, Henley, Pralle-Sodaro, & Sandhu: Triples
North & South: Morlan: Doubles
|$9,977 per term
Glass, Henley, Prally-Sodaro, & Sandhu: Doubles
Sandhu: Suite shared bedroom
|$10,985 per term
Sandhu: Suite private bedroom
This cost includes the required board meal plan. Students select their board meal plan with their housing application.
Board only (per academic year) $5,732
Students, other than first-year students, may opt for residence in Chapman apartments (board plan is not required.)
The apartment rates listed below are per term and do not include the cost of a board meal plan.
|$5,823 per term
Davis & Harris: Shared bedroom
Panther Village: Studio double
Panther Village: Loft triple
|$7,111 per term
Chapman Grand, Glass, & The K: Shared bedroom
Davis: Single bedroom (in 2-bd apartment)
|$8,119 per term
||Chapman Grand: Private bedroom
Other Fees and Charges
|Application fee (non-refundable)
|Health insurance plans (per year)
||(required of international students)
||(Optional for others and must be purchased by the third week of the term)
|Associated student fee (per year)
||Full-time (12 or more credits)
||Part-time (6-11.5 credits)
||Part-time (0.5-5.5 credits)
|Auditing (per credit, if space is available)
|Health Center fee (per year)
||(required of all full-time undergraduate students)
|Lab and material fees
||$75 and up
|Music instruction (see course selection)
|Petition (filing charge per form)
|Parking permit, full-time and part-time (per year)
|Transcript (special handling)
Deposits and Tuition Information
A $400 non-refundable enrollment deposit is required of all newly admitted undergraduate students. The deposit is due by May 1 for students matriculating in the fall semester and December 1 for those matriculating in the spring term.
Newly admitted undergraduate transfer students are required to submit a $400 non-refundable enrollment deposit by June 1 for those matriculating in the fall semester and December 1 for those matriculating in the spring term.
All on-campus residents are required to submit a $500 Housing Reservation Payment.
Tuition and Fee Master Payment Contract
Chapman University requires that all students who enroll in classes complete a Tuition and Fee Master Payment Contract. The contract informs students of their rights and responsibilities regarding payment of tuition and fees. This contract is required every academic year.
Undergraduate students who are registered and billed full time in both the fall and spring term (12 credits taken in each term is considered full-time for undergraduate students) may take up to four credits during interterm at no charge. This does not include fees for travel courses or lab fees. The provisions of the Tuition and Fee Master Payment Contract and these General Policies apply with equal force for any courses in which a student enrolls during interterm.
Monthly billing statements are available online only through eBill using StudentCenter.chapman.edu.
Billing, payment and general information is also available on the Student Business Services webpage. A student with an unpaid balance owed to the University or a University sponsor agency will not be given a diploma and will not be allowed to enroll in further classes.
A student with an unpaid balance owed to the University or a University sponsor agency will not be given a diploma and will not be allowed to enroll in further classes.
Tuition Payment Options
Option 1: Tuition payment in full by term due dates (July 20 for fall, December 20 for interterm/spring and May 20 for summer).
Option 2: Payment plan enrollment per term with a $50 set up fee.
Interterm is not eligible for payment plan. For further information regarding payment options, visit the Student Business Services webpage.
Late Payment Fee
Late payment may result in a late fee. Please visit the Undergraduate Student Business Services webpage for important dates and deadlines.
Payment plan payments that are late or submitted for less than the installment amount billed will be assessed a $25.00 late fee for each installment.
Proof of Health Insurance Required
Chapman University requires evidence of health insurance that covers students for the entire period of enrollment at Chapman University. This is to help assure that each student has the benefit of medical insurance in the event of a major medical need, including related to COVID-19. The Student Health Insurance is not the same as Health Center Fee. Visit the Student Health Insurance webpage for more information about deadlines and cost.
To purchase, waive or provide proof of insurance, access the appropriate electronic form in your Student Center under eForms Student Business Services.
Health Insurance for International Students
International students are automatically charged Health Insurance and Health Services Center Fee. A Health Record Examination Form is required prior to the first term of enrollment. Submit form to the Health Services Center on campus.
Parking Registration Required
Parking is free at Chapman University. Upon registration with Public Safety, you will be provided with virtual parking permit linked to your license plate. Further information is available at www.chapman.edu/publicsafety or you may call the Public Safety Office at 714-997-6763.
VA Pending Payment Compliance Policy
In accordance with Title 38 US Code 3679 subsection (e), this school adopts the following additional provisions for any students using U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Post 9/11 G.I. Bill® (Ch. 33) or Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (Ch. 31) benefits, while payment to the institution is pending from the VA. This school will not:
- Prevent the student’s enrollment
- Assess a late penalty fee to the student
- Require the student to secure alternative or additional funding (if covered 100% by VA funding)
- Deny the student access to any resources (access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities) available to other students who have satisfied their tuition and fee bills to the institution.
However, to qualify for this provision, such students are required to:
- Produce the VA Certificate of Eligibility (COE) or 1905/Purchase Order (Tungsten Network) by the first day of class.
- Complete the electronic VA Benefits Certification Form or submit a written request.
- Provide additional information needed to properly certify the enrollment as described in other institutional policies.
Tuition Protection Plan (optional)
The plan can guarantee a refund of monies paid to the University in the event that the student suffers a serious illness or accident and must withdraw from the University before the term is completed, but after the established withdrawal dates for tuition credit referenced in this section. This elective plan provides coverage for tuition, fees and room and board charges*. No exceptions will be made to the tuition credit (withdrawal) policy for students/parents who elect not to purchase this coverage. For further information, please review the Student Business Services Tuition Protection Plan webpage.
*This plan must be purchased prior to the first day of the term.
Add/Drop/ Withdrawal-Financial Aid
Dropping below full-time or part-time status may affect any financial aid that has been awarded and may result in a balance due to the University. Please refer to the Office of Financial Aid.
Specific procedures for adding or dropping a class must be followed as specified in academic policies and procedures .
A petition to withdraw from the University or drop classes after the tuition credit deadlines does not reduce a student’s financial obligation to the University.
Please note that the dates to withdraw or drop classes for tuition credit differ from those to withdraw or drop classes for academic purposes.
Whether any refund will result from the tuition credit received will depend on the payments that have been made.
Failure to attend class or merely giving notice to an instructor will not be regarded as official notice of drop/add or withdrawal.
*Students choosing to remain enrolled past the last day to drop with refund are obligated to cover all tuition, fees, room and board charges incurred in accordance with the refund policy for tuition, room and board charges.
Tuition Withdrawal Policy:
Fall and Spring
|Within the first week
|Within the second week
|Within the third week
|No refund after the third week
|Withdrawal on or prior to the first class meeting
|Withdrawal prior to the first class meeting
|Withdrawal after the first class meeting
|Withdrawal after the second class meeting
|Withdrawal after the third class meeting
|Withdrawal after the fourth class meeting
There are no exceptions to this policy.
Financial Aid Policies
Chapman is committed to providing financial assistance to qualified students. More than 84 percent of our students receive some form of financial assistance. Additional information can be obtained from the Chapman University’s Undergraduate Financial Aid website. The Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid is responsible for the administration of undergraduate student financial aid and it provides counseling and information to students and parents about the financial aid application process, financial aid opportunities and responsible borrowing of student loans. All students who need financial assistance are encouraged to apply.
Procedures for Applying for Financial Aid
All new students are automatically considered for academic scholarships at the time of admission. There are no special or additional application forms to complete.
In addition to academic awards, Chapman provides scholarships to new students with special talents in music, theatre, science, art, film, creative writing and dance. An audition or submission of a portfolio may be required to determine eligibility. If so, the Office of Admission will notify the student.
In addition to scholarships, Chapman provides assistance from an array of grant, loan and employment programs. These programs are funded by Chapman, the federal government, the state government and various private organizations. To apply, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available online at www.studentaid.gov. Residents of California should also complete the Cal Grant GPA Verification form. More information about the Cal Grant process can be found online at www.calgrants.org.
When completing the FAFSA, please be sure to list “Chapman University, Orange, California” when prompted online. The Title IV school code for Chapman is 001164.
The FAFSA may be completed as early as October 1. The priority filing date for completing the FAFSA is March 2. Grants, loans and federal workstudy may be awarded to students who apply after these dates; however, funds may be exhausted in some programs.
Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid with questions at (714) 997-6741. A toll-free telephone number also is available at (888) CU-APPLY. In addition to calling the Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid, the federal government can be contacted for information about completing the FAFSA at (800) 4-FED-AID.
Financial Aid Programs
Federal Student Aid
Federal programs administered by the Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid include the Federal Pell Grant, the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) and the Federal Work Study program (FWS), which provides opportunities for part-time employment. Chapman University participates in the Federal Direct Loan program including the Direct Parent Plus Loan and Graduate Plus Loan programs, all of which must be repaid. Federal grant programs are typically reserved for undergraduate students. Detailed information is available from the Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid.
State of California Financial Aid
The State of California provides Cal Grants to financially and academically eligible students. Eligibility criteria change each year based on appropriations from the state legislature and the number of applicants. The Cal Grant A and Cal Grant B programs are available to undergraduates who are residents of California.
Chapman University Scholarships
Each year, Chapman University provides over $92 million to undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance and over $1.8 million to those who demonstrate special talents. For first-year students, academic scholarships are awarded on the basis of high school grades and other criteria. Transfer students are awarded academic scholarships based on grades received at other colleges and universities. Scholarships for special talents are awarded by the faculty. Application information is available from the Office of Admission.
Panther Alumni Awards
Undergraduate students attending Chapman receive a $2,000 grant each year if one or both their parents or if a sibling graduated from a Chapman University degree program. These grants may be renewed for up to four years of full-time undergraduate study provided the student is maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress. Eligibility for this award is not retroactive and begins the first term the student becomes eligible or submits the Panther Alumni Award Application, whichever is later. The application is available on the Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid website.
These grants are designed to offset direct educational costs for undergraduate applicants with demonstrated financial need. Recipients must maintain a minimum of a 2.000 (a C average) GPA and a minimum of 24 credits per academic year for renewal. Eligibility is determined by the Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid after considering other financial aid available to the student. In the 2019-2020 academic year, Chapman University awarded over $59 million in Chapman Grant assistance.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and United Church of Christ Awards
In recognition of the considerable support received from the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), the following awards are available to full-time undergraduate students who are members of the Christian Church or our partner denomination, the United Church of Christ.
Disciples Ministerial Dependent Grant
A 50 percent tuition grant for dependents of Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) or United Church of Christ clergy is available. Recipients must be full-time undergraduate students making satisfactory academic progress. Eligibility is determined on the basis of academic potential and relative need.
Disciples Fellowship Award
An award to students who are members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) or United Church of Christ. The minimum award is $2,000 annually for students who are participating in the Disciples on Campus Program.
Disciples Youth Leadership Grant
A 50 percent tuition grant offered to Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) or United Church of Christ students who have served on the area, regional, general or conference youth leadership team during at least one of their high school years. Recipients must be full-time undergraduate students making satisfactory academic progress.
Other Grant and Scholarship Programs
Information about other need-based and mission-driven grant and scholarship programs administered by the Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid can be found online.
Hall of Sponsors
The Hall of Sponsors recognizes individuals in whose names permanent scholarships have been established through endowments of $25,000 or more. Scholarships are renewable annually based upon evidence of continued financial need and normal progress toward successful completion of degree requirements.
Adibi Family International Scholarship Fund-to support scholarship for Chapman University international students who show great promise.
Alumni Association Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Ambassador George L. Argyros Scholars-undergraduate scholarships within the BS in Accounting or Business Administration or BA in Economics programs, and Graduate Scholarships for graduate students in the MBA, MS in Accounting, or the MS in Real Estate programs.
Leon Argyros Scholarship Fund-deserving students with financial need.
Bayard Bartley Endowed Memorial Scholarship-for students in instrumental music performance within the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music, preferably with a focus on symphonic music, who demonstrate financial need.
Betty R. Bartley Endowment for Global Education-award to help undergraduate students with financial need to participate in Semester at Sea global education program.
Gerald and Virginia Bash Scholarship-awarded to pre-ministerial or religious studies students.
Bernice Brashear Beasley Memorial Scholarship-the purpose is to assist students who demonstrate vocal talent and financial need.
Bella Vista Christian Church Scholarship-awarded to Disciples students who demonstrate financial need and academic commitment.
Bergel Endowed Scholarship-awarded to outstanding students in history or honors programs.
Brady Bergeson Endowed Scholarship-the purpose of the fund is to assist a student who demonstrates the attributes of the four pillars of a Chapman education: intellectual, social, spiritual and physical.
Behzad Binesh Endowed Scholarship-to support undergraduate students with financial need. Preference is for students in Argyros School of Business and Economics.
Robert M. Bersi Endowment-to fund scholarships for tuition. Priority will be given to first generation students and it is preferable that candidates also meet one of the following criteria: veteran or current military service; student government participation or leadership; debate team participation, including High School; music majors or minors; foreign languages (Russian or Italian only) majors or minors; history majors or minors; or economics majors or minors. To maintain scholarship, student must maintain a 3.0 GPA.
Beta Chi-Vivian Cheverton-Dorothy Ferrin Scholarship-awarded to deserving students who demonstrate academic achievement.
Elizabeth E. and Edward A. Bodie Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Matthew Bowen Memorial Scholarship-awarded to students from Esperanza High School with financial need.
Justine Bowyer Memorial Art Scholarship-awarded to outstanding students in art.
Katie Brown Endowed Scholarship-endowed scholarship to benefit underserved students with financial need.
Nalle Brown Endowed Scholarship-provides scholarship to students pursuing a graduate degree in music education or teaching credential through the Attallah College of Educational Studies.
Bruce R. Burrow ‘79 Endowed Scholarship-undergraduate scholarship awarded based on greatest financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid.
Richard and Roseanne M. Bye Scholarship-awarded to a theatre or dance student who demonstrates meritorious success and financial need.
California’s Gold Scholarship Endowment-awarded to students who demonstrate a positive outlook and are actively pursuing ways to improve society as altruistic change agents.
Harry W. Campbell Endowed Scholarship-awarded to students majoring in business.
Lawrence and Leslie Cancellieri Endowed Scholarship-awarded to students in the College of Performing Arts demonstrating both talent and strong academic achievement.
Eddie and Marjorie Carlmark Memorial Scholarship Fund-need based scholarships for undergraduate students.
Central Christian Church Scholarship-awarded to Disciples students.
Carol Channing and Harry Kullijian Foundation for the Arts Endowed Scholarship in the Arts-awarded to outstanding students in the performing arts.
Frank L. Chapline, M. D. and Anna Chapline Endowed Scholarship-awarded to deserving students preparing for the study of medicine.
Chapman Alumni Award-50 Year Club Memorial Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Stan Chapman Endowed Music Scholarship-awarded to deserving music students who excel in music studies and performance.
Marie Coate Scholarship-awarded to worthy and needy Disciples students with preference given to members of the First Christian Church of Stockton.
Donald and Ronna Coe Family Achievement in Art Endowed Scholarship-to provide financial support for talented students with financial need who have declared a major in art.
Brad and Kim Cohen Endowed Merit Scholarship-awarded to undergraduate students in the Argyros School of Business and Economics who are demonstrated leaders either on campus or in the local community and have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0, the year prior to the award. The scholarship will be awarded to sophomores or higher-level students who have previously completed a full year of enrollment at the University and are actively involved in campus or community life, not related to their Business School studies and hold leadership roles through that involvement. The scholarship will be awarded to a new recipient each year and the student must be enrolled full-time.
Clifford Cole Memorial Scholarship-awarded for the training of ministers.
Carrie Cooper Scholarship-awarded to needy students in education interested in pursuing a career in teaching.
Corpin Family Endowed Scholarship-to support one or more undergraduate students who have financial need and are pursuing a degree in the hard sciences. Hard sciences may include but are not limited to biology, chemistry, physics, math, engineering, radiation, astro-physics and other hard science fields that may be offered in the future.
Barbara Cox Endowed Fellowship-to provide scholarships to deserving students enrolled in an advanced teacher education program.
Joan Turner Cox Fellowship Scholarship-awarded to a graduate student in the teacher training program.
Carl and Violet Crain Scholarship-awarded to needy Disciples students interested in spiritual growth and development.
Donna Cucunato Movement Education Scholarship Endowment Fund-awarded to an outstanding undergraduate student transitioning to a College of Educational Studies master or credential degree program with an interest in dance, physical education, health, nutrition, sports medicine, kinesiology, athletic training or related area.
C. Leroy Custer Scholarship-awarded to music students.
James Dean Scholarship-awarded to needy and worthy students with preference given to those planning a career in journalism.
Woody Deitch Endowed Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Richard W. and Marjorie A. Derby Scholarship-to benefit graduate students of the College of Educational Studies.
Frank and Eileen DeSantis Family Endowed Scholarship in Italian Studies-awarded to students with a minor or preferably a major in Italian Studies with demonstrated financial need.
Max DeWeese Endowed Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Disciples Endowed Scholarship-awarded to Disciples students.
Dharod Endowed Scholarship Fund-awarded to a deserving undergraduate business major who demonstrates financial need.
Marcus Dodson Memorial Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Roy and Carmelina Doti Memorial Scholarship-awarded to deserving students in the Fowler School of Law.
Jonathan Duddy Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Steven Dunham Scholarship-awarded to a student in his/her junior year with superior vocal talent, planning to pursue a career in opera, who displays the highest ethical standards and maintains a 2.500 GPA.
Megan Bowen Eckstein Scholarship Fund-for students who demonstrate financial need with preference to ages twenty-six and above.
Marion Wright Edelman First Generation Endowed Scholarship-supports first generation students who have financial need and who desire to use their education in service to their community.
Nelson T. and May Edwards Endowed Scholarship-awarded with preference given to students planning a career in business, banking or finance.
George Ehrhart Endowed Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Leonardo Eifert Endowed Scholarship for Imaginative Applications of Mathematics-scholarship in mathematics for students who have a variety of interests including music, chess and other highly innovative areas.
Thomas and Patricia Elliott Endowed Scholarship Fund-award to benefit worthy and deserving students.
James and Catherine Emmi STEM Scholarship Fund-supports merit and/or need-based student scholarship in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Robert Fahey Memorial Scholarship-awarded to a student teacher candidate with emphasis in mathematics or science.
Jim and Loa Farley Memorial Scholarship-awarded to needy students with good academic standing.
Fedderman Endowed Scholarship-awarded to students in the field of music who show unusual promise and have financial need.
Lorrilyn Fetherolf ‘88 Endowed Scholarship for Broadcast Journalism-endowed scholarship for Broadcast Journalism students at Chapman University Dodge College of Film and Media Arts.
MaryAnn R. Finley Family Endowed Scholarship in Film and Media Arts-supports scholarship for undergraduate and graduate students within Dodge College of Film and Media Arts.
First Christian Church of Huntington Park Scholarship-awarded to Disciples students.
First Christian Church of San Jose Scholarship-awarded first to students who are members of the First Christian Church San Jose, then to other Disciples students who need financial aid and finally to other needy and deserving students. Recipients must be approved by the board of the First Christian Church, San Jose.
Fisher Endowed Presidential Scholarship-awarded to a deserving scholar with good academic standing.
Willis Fisher Estate Scholarship-awarded to graduating seniors entering upon the teaching of religion.
Willis W. Fisher Scholarship-awarded to graduating seniors entering upon the teaching of religion.
Fletcher Jones Endowed Scholarship Fund-awarded to deserving students.
James L. Flournoy Endowed Scholarship in Urban Education-awarded to students enrolled in one of the majors offered by the College of Educational Studies. Preference given to first generation students.
Anne and Chris Flowers Family Endowed Doctoral Fellowship-to support doctoral students in the sciences with a priority given to those in the doctoral program in Mathematics/Physics/Philosophy.
J. Robert Fluor Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
J. Simon Fluor Scholarship-awarded to deserving students in business or economics.
Gail C. Fong Scholarship-awarded to worthy and needy students.
Douglas Francis ASBE Scholarship-awarded to deserving students majoring in business.
Laura Jane Frank Memorial Scholarship-awarded to a student with a preference given to a harpist.
Angela Gitelson Friedman Family Flute Scholarship-awarded to a full-time music major with an emphasis in flute at the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music.
Paul Frizler Memorial Scholarship-awarded to a student in art, communication studies, English, dance and theatre who demonstrates promise of becoming a creative scholar.
Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society Scholarship-awarded to a needy student.
Clyde and Louise Gates Endowed Scholarship-awarded to worthy and needy students with a preference given to those who are members of the Pacific Grove Christian Church or who are Disciples students from Northern California or other students from the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
Phillip Gerrard Family Endowed Scholarship-awarded to students majoring in music or art.
Mildred and Mervin Griffiths Endowed Scholarship in Music-awarded to deserving students in music.
Mildred and Mervin Griffiths Endowed Scholarship in Semester at Sea-award to help undergraduate students with financial need to participate in Semester at Sea global education program.
Elizabeth and Phill Gross Endowed Fellowship of the Simon STEM Scholar-award to support Simon-STEM Scholars.
Maybelle Edwards Hammel Endowed Scholarship-awarded with preference given to business majors.
William S. Hammel Endowed Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Susie Hammond Endowed Scholarship Fund-awarded to deserving students.
William J. Haney Scholarship-awarded to merit scholars with a preference for those pursuing an education in instrumental music and/or modern languages.
Vaughan R. Harlan Endowed Scholarship-awarded to deserving students with preference given to children of Chapman graduates.
Will Green Harton and General Will S. Green Scholarship-awarded to deserving students studying journalism.
Margaret Hashinger Endowed Scholarship-awarded to needy and worthy students.
William Randolph Hearst Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Mary S. and W. Bradford Hellis Scholarship-awarded to deserving students with preference given to students who are residents of Orange County.
Clark Higgins MBA/EMBA Scholarship-awarded to deserving MBA and EMBA students.
Rev. Homer Hill Scholarship-awarded to a Disciples student who are pre-ministry majors.
La Don Giles Hix Achievement in Art Award-awarded to art major possessing talent and strong academic achievement.
Hollydale Christian Church Scholarship-awarded to Disciples students.
Daphne and Will Horst Endowed Scholarship-awarded to students majoring in education with a 3.000 GPA.
Ruth G. Hoskings Memorial Scholarship-awarded to needy students.
Hulsizer Scholarship Award in Business-awarded to business students.
Hutton International Student Scholarship-awarded to an international student.
IdeaHall Endowed Scholarship-deserving students pursuing a career in public relations/advertising.
Wilder and Mary Immel Scholarship-awarded to a student with an emphasis in peace studies; preference given to a North California/Nevada region Disciples student who is planning to enter some form of ministry-related work.
Indian Pharmacists Association of California Endowed Fellowship-awarded to graduate level fellowships in the School of Pharmacy.
Andrew and Olivia Johnson Endowed Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Erwin Johnson Music Scholarship-awarded to a Chapman orchestra violinist.
Lousie (Ely) ‘71 and Lyston Johnson Endowed Scholarship-need based scholarship.
Bob Jones Scholarship-awarded to Disciples students with financial need.
Norma Sue Jones Endowed Fellowship-provides fellowship awards for the Physician Assistant Program.
Vaughan and Diane Kelley Scholarship for Theatre Majors-awarded to students majoring in theatre.
Kellison Memorial Scholarship-awarded with preference given to students preparing for a church vocation.
Martin M. and Esther H. Kennedy Scholarship-awarded to graduate students in communications, teaching, business or physical therapy.
Diana King Memorial Scholarship Fund (of the Charles and Lucille King Family Foundation)-to be awarded to Dodge College of Film and Media Arts talented artists and storytellers with a passion and talent for the cinematic, television, and media arts who are in excellent academic standing and who have demonstrated financial need. Preference to support rising undergraduate juniors, rising undergraduate seniors, and/or graduate students in their final year of study.
Kirkpatrick Music Scholarship-awarded to music majors who are members of the orchestra.
Kittilsby Family Endowment-establish a named endowed scholarship through the Chapman Fund that benefits students with financial need.
Robert Kuntz Memorial Scholarship-awarded to students pursuing a career in opera.
Lapier Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship in Education-endowed scholarship for undergraduate students in Attallah College of Educational Studies.
Lapier Endowed Graduate Scholarship in Education-endowed scholarship for graduate students in Attallah College of Educational Studies.
Lark Ellen Christian Church of Fullerton Scholarship-awarded to Disciples students from the Pacific Southwest Region.
Albert and May Lee Memorial Scholarship-awarded to students who demonstrate financial assistance to pursue study of law.
Ellsworth Lewis Scholarship-awarded to needy and worthy students.
Leon Leyson Endowed Scholarship-awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need, has a 3.000 GPA and is pursuing a course of study related to the history of the holocaust. Preference will be given to a student who participated in the Chapman University Holocaust Art and Writing Contest.
Liberace Foundation Endowed Scholarship-awarded to outstanding students in music.
Robert A. Lineberger Memorial Scholarship-awarded to a student majoring in accounting who is in his or her sophomore year and intends to pursue the profession of accounting.
Macino Endowed Scholarship-awarded to needy and worthy students.
Gary A. Maxwell ‘85 (MBA’87) Endowed Memorial Scholarship-awarded to students within the Argyros School of Business and Economics based on financial need.
Maxwell Family Endowed Scholarship Fund-awarded to deserving students who possess talent and motivation to succeed in college.
Maxwell Family Endowed Scholarship in STEM-awarded to STEM students who demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid.
Paul Mayfield Black Student Union Scholarship (BSU)-awarded to a full-time student who has completed at least two semesters, is a member of the Black Student Union (BSU), GPA of at least 2.500 and demonstrates leadership in affairs of BSU. Recipient to be recommended by Chapman University advisor to BSU. If no student is eligible in a given year, funds will be awarded to a Thurgood Marshall eligible student.
Mayr/Anderson Scholarship-awarded to needy students from California.
Meden Family Endowed Scholarship-unrestricted scholarships.
Guy McHenry Endowed Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Frank E. and Katherine Chapman Melka Scholarship-awarded to students majoring in art.
Marvin W. Meyer Endowed Scholarship-awarded to students with minimum GPA of 3.000, second year student or greater and recommended by faculty committee based on demonstrated service to humanity.
Jim Miller Scholarship-awarded to Wilkinson College students with good academic standing and an immediate need.
Merrill Miller Scholarship-preference given to students in environmental science, in communication studies, teaching, business and physical therapy.
Guy B. Mize, Jr. Endowed Scholarship-awarded to students with financial need who are planning careers in business.
Eileen and Ole Mols Endowed Talent Scholarship for Instrumental Music-talent scholarship for undergraduate students transferring to Chapman University from a community college with 30 or more credit hours. For students pursuing a bachelor or music or bachelor of arts within the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music with a preference for students with an emphasis in strings performance.
Montgomery Endowed Scholarship-to support students who major in Strategic & Corporate Communication and minor in either Entrepreneurship or Business Administration. Students should also demonstrate leadership characteristics through on-campus extracurricular activities.
Moore Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Helen and L. C. Moseley Scholarship-awarded to deserving students with preference given to Disciples students.
Oliver Wendell Mt. Pleasant Endowed Scholarship-awarded to a merit scholarship student/students majoring in history until Native American studies courses are again offered by Chapman University.
Richard and Bonnie Mueller Endowed Fellowshipo in Business-establish an endowed fellowship in support of high performing graduate students in the Argyros School of Business and Economics.
Dr. Barabara Gooden Mulch Memorial Scholarship for International Study Abroad-award to help undergraduate students with financial need to participate in international study abroad global education program.
Muth Endowed Scholarship Fund-awarded to deserving students.
Muth Family and Orco Block Company Scholarship-awarded to students; one-third to liberal arts students, two-thirds to business/economics students.
Edward T. Nesbit and Effie Miller Nesbit Scholarship-awarded to deserving students pursuing careers of service to the ministry.
Timothy O’Brien Memorial Scholarship-awarded with preference given to hard-working students.
Ojai First Christian Church Scholarship-awarded to a Disciples student planning to enter the ministry.
James P. O’Neil ‘69 Endowed Scholarship in War and Society-need-based scholarship in War and Society with preference to veterans.
Flora Olsen Endowed Scholarship in Ceramics-awarded to students in the ceramics program.
Olsten Family Endowed Scholarship-awarded to students with greatest financial need who are struggling to overcome disadvantaged socio-economic conditions.
Margaret E. Oser Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Pankey Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
J. Parrott Disciples Scholarship-awarded to Disciples day students.
Wilbur and Betsy Parry Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Philosophy Scholarship for Religious Studies-awarded to students of academic excellence, personal religious commitment and exemplary moral character who have an interest in undergraduate study of philosophy and a commitment to pursuing graduate work in religious studies.
Porter Family Memorial Scholarship-awarded to a deserving student.
Pralle Foundation Endowed Scholarship-awarded to deserving students who demonstrate financial need.
Mark Press ASBE Scholarship-awarded to business students from Santa Ana, California.
Ava L. Pryor Endowed Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Byron Rhoades Memorial Scholarship-awarded to students majoring in music.
Dr. Leslie S. Richards and Morris Dick Richards Endowed Achievement Scholarship Fund-to provide for tuition, fees, books/technology, and research for one or more full-time undergraduate students pursuing a minor in Holocaust History (or equivalent-Jewish Studies). The recipient(s) receiving the scholarship shall demonstrate a sincere, heartfelt, and caring interest and concern for Judaism, the Jewish people and their history, including the Holocaust. Eligible undergraduate students shall have a minimum 3.0 (B) GPA. All recipients shall demonstrate a recent history in community service or service-type extracurricular involvement.
George R. Ringo Memorial Scholarship-awarded to students studying for the ministry, missionary work or training to become religious leaders.
Alexandra and Isabella Rudis Endowed Scholarship-awarded to underserved students with financial need.
Gerald R. and Kay Ryer Scholarship-awarded to a physical therapy graduate student.
William T. Salmon Memorial Scholarship-awarded to worthy and needy students.
Janice and John Sanders Endowed Scholarship Fund-to support unrestricted scholarships.
Donald and Gwen Shaffer Endowed Music Scholarship-awarded to deserving students in music.
Laura and John Shanley Endowed Music Scholarship-awarded with preference given to students in music.
Marcia Louise Sharpless Memorial Scholarship-awarded to students majoring in education.
Edgar Sholund Memorial Scholarship-awarded to students in music.
William Brinker Simmons ‘18Endowed Film Scholarship-support undergraduate scholarship for students with greatest financial need and eligible for Chapman Grant majoring in film disciplines. To be awarded to an incoming freshman and same student up to 3 years, if they maintain minimum 2.25 GPA.
Simon-Orange-Chapman STEM Scholarship (SOCSS)-Orange High School students will be identified as SOCSS Scholars during their junior and senior years in high school and Simon STEM Scholars during their four years at Chapman. The SOCSS Program is based on up to four students matriculating to Chapman University each year from the Simon-Orange-Chapman STEM Scholars (SOCSS) Program established at Orange High School.
Joni Smith Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
William Stallworth Endowed Law Scholarship-awarded to deserving students in the law school.
Dr. Barbara Stansell Communication Sciences and Disorders Scholarship-to benefit students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program.
John Stauffer Endowment for Summer Undergraduate Research in Chemistry and Biochemistry-scholarship support for undergraduate students participating in the summer research program in chemistry and biochemistry.
Dan Steele ‘15 Endowed Memorial Scholarship-for students within Dodge College of Film and Media Arts who demonstrate financial need.
Harry G. Steele Foundation Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Stillwell Scholarship-awarded to students with demonstrated financial need.
Nathan Stillwell Endowed Scholarship in Business-awarded to deserving transfer students who major in business communications.
Patricia Lynn Stirling Endowed Memorial Scholarship-to support undergraduate students with financial need who are studying religious studies.
Don Sweetland Memorial Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Team Up for Down Syndrome Endowed Scholarship for Disability Studies in Honor of Cade Hudler-College of Educational Studies undergraduate and/or graduate students pursuing a degree in special education or disability studies.
Henri Temianka Scholarship in String Studies-awarded to meritorious students pursuing violin studies at the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music. If no violin students in the academic term, meritorious students pursuing viola or cello studies shall qualify in place of the violin. Recipients will be required to participate in the chamber orchestra and small ensemble in addition to maintaining satisfactory academic progress.
Theta Sigma Gamma Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Town & Gown Endowed Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Ken and Barbara Tye Scholarship-awarded to a post-baccalaureate student who has demonstrated exceptional merit and potential as a teacher within the first two courses of the credential program. The candidate will have established need for financial assistance. The candidate must be bilingual, fluent in both English and any other language.
George H. Veeh Endowed Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
Reed Trafford Vettel ‘22 Endowed Scholarship for First-Generation Students-to establish an endowed scholarship that supports first-generation students.
Wall Family Scholar Program-to establish a named endowed merit scholarship in the Argyros School of Business and Economics. The endowment distribution funds will be used to support two merit-based scholarships per year for students enrolled in the STEM-MBA program.
Elizabeth (Liz) Wallace Scholarship in Communication Sciences and Disorders-awarded to students that are applying to and attending the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program.
Waltmar Endowed Scholarship-awarded to students in business with a preference given to international business majors.
Alice Weisenburger Scholarship-awarded to deserving students.
W.M. Whitaker Disciples Student Scholarship-awarded to Disciples students.
Harmon and Nadine Wilkinson Endowed Scholarship-awarded to outstanding students with solid academic standing or honors program demonstrating financial need and achieved a 3.500 GPA for admission and maintain a 2.750 GPA for renewal consideration. Preference given to students who are studying in a major offered through the Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences or students participating in the Disciples of Christ Program.
Women’s Campus Club Scholarship-awarded to students who have a 3.000 GPA, leadership abilities, goals, character and evidence of need.
John and Nell Wooden Scholarship-awarded to a third or fourth year student in education; first priority is for a student from First Christian Church, Santa Monica; second priority is for a student who is a disciples member; third priority is for a student in need.
Paula Yakubik ‘94 Endowed Scholarship for Veterans-scholarship to veterans or children of veterans with greatest need.
Young’s Market Company Endowed Scholarship Fund-awarded to deserving students in the Argyros School of Business and Economics requiring financial assistance.
Bernadine L. Zelenka ‘79 and John Lissak Memorial Scholarship-need based scholarships for undergraduate students within Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.
Nicholas and Ann Ziilch Scholarship-awarded with preference given to students planning careers in Christian service.
Nicholas and Ann Ziilch Scholarship-awarded with preference given to students planning careers in Christian service.